Tuesday: Prisoners in California have begun a hunger and work strike. Supporters include 320 religious organizations across the US. What are the local and national implications? Also we get an update on the hunger strike. Our guests are Dolores Caneles whose son is a California prisoner hunger striker and Laura Markel Downton, Director of US Prisons Policy and Program for the National Religious Campaign against Torture.
And the defense has begun their case in the trial of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin and the judge in the case has ruled that jurors will be allowed to hear that Trayvon had traces of marijuana in his blood when he was killed. We get legal analysis from Georgetown University law professor Paul Butler and a youth perspective from Brendien Mitchell, President of the Florida State Conference NAACP Youth and College Division.